West Pittsburg, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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West Pittsburg, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The West Pittsburg Census Designated Place had a population of 784 as of July 1, 2016. West Pittsburg ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Pittsburg is located at latitude 40.931 and longitude -80.3591 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the West Pittsburg Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 860 feet.

The West Pittsburg Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2633816) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The West Pittsburg Census Designated Place is located within Township of Taylor, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lawrence County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Pittsburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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West Pittsburg, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 784
Population in Households 725
Population in Familes 547
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density1 1,143
Diversity Index2 5
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 370
Average Household Size 1.96
Family Households 220
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 400 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 278 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 92 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $82,746
Average Home Value $91,367
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,910
Average Household Income $44,908
Per Capita Income $20,753
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.48% -0.46%
Households -0.13% -0.33%
Families -0.85% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

West Pittsburg, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Pittsburg to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1086 38th
Population Density1 # 1011 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 1474 17th
Median Household Income # 1533 13th
Per Capita Income # 1479 16th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.